Long A&E waiting times ‘show Tories’ dismal record on NHS’

The Tories’ dismal record on the NHS is laid bare in the latest performance figures for local hospitals, according to St Albans’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Daisy Cooper.

More than one in four patients arriving at A&E in Watford General Hospital, St Albans City Hospital and Hemel Hempstead Hospital were forced to wait longer than four hours to be treated or admitted.

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Daisy Cooper pledges emergency action to stop damage to planet

Target of 80% electricity from renewables Emergency action to stop irreversible damage to the planet over the next 10 years was the policy pledge championed by Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat candidate for St Albans, at a general election hustings on the environment.

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Rail fare rise is ‘further blow’ to St Albans commuters

The news that rail fares will rise by 2.7% in 2020 is a “further blow” for rail passengers in St Albans, according to Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in the general election.

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People’s Vote supporters back Daisy Cooper in St Albans

Peoples Vote campaigners from around the region have been out talking to voters in St Albans on behalf of the Remain-supporting Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper. 

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More United endorses Daisy Cooper

Daisy Cooper has been endorsed by cross-party More United members along with 108 candidates from key marginal seats. They include Rosie Duffield (Labour), Luciana Berger (Liberal Democrat) and Paul Masterton (Conservative).

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People’s Vote 'will give Lib Dems democratic mandate to stop Brexit'

Liberal Democrats will stop Brexit if they have a democratic mandate to do so – including a People’s Vote – Daisy Cooper confirmed at a General Election hustings in St Albans cathedral.

Daisy, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, was one of five contesting the St Albans seat who answered questions put by the public.

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Daisy backs tech company’s call for ‘immigration system that works’

The need for an effective immigration policy to ensure the future success of hi-tech businesses in the UK was endorsed by Daisy Cooper after a visit to Imagination Technology.

The company designs chips that power a range of hi-tech devices from smartphones and self-driving cars to data centres, and employs a workforce of 850, including staff from 42 countries.

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Layla Moran seeks pupils’ views on future of education

Two A-level politics students were asked for their views on the future of the school system by Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Layla Moran on a visit to St Albans.

“Arts education helps develop the whole person, both personal and social. School needs to be about more than just linear exam learning,” Jack told Layla Moran, who visited Sandringham School in Marshalswick, St Albans, with Daisy Cooper, the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate.

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St Albans’ council lays on extra beds for rough sleepers this winter

More beds are being laid on in St Albans to help rough sleepers cope during the cold winter months.

Five additional beds funded by St Albans City and District Council have been made available at the Open Door homeless shelter in Bricket Road.

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Daisy Cooper launches election campaign with call to 'stop Brexit'

Supporters rallied for the launch of Daisy's Cooper's general election campaignStopping Brexit and building a brighter future was Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper’s message to more than 100 supporters who rallied for the launch of her general election campaign.

“Liberal Democrats want to change the future direction of the country and we will begin by stopping Brexit, tackling the climate emergency, and properly funding our schools, the NHS and social care services,” she told supporters gathered at the party’s HQ in Hatfield Road, St Albans.

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